'Devious Maids' To Be 'Deadlier' In Season 2, Says Roselyn Sanchez

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Monday, 21 Apr 2014 11:20 AM

By Clyde Hughes

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The Lifetime series "Devious Maids" returned for a second season Sunday and co-star Roselyn Sanchez told Fox News Latino the show will be "deadlier" with a few new twists to the plot.

"Devious Maids" ended its original run in September on a ratings winning streak. Some three million viewers tuned in for its September finale, an increase from 19 percent, the previous episode's 2.52 million and 50 percent higher than the two million who saw the season premiere that June, reported Variety.

The new 13-episode second season from producers Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria will feature another murder puzzle with one of the maids hiring a maid of their own, Sanchez told Fox News Latino.

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"There are deaths, a new murder mystery happening, new families, and a lot of changes," said Sanchez, pointing to Ana Ortiz's character Marisol Duarte getting her own maid after becoming engaged to the rich Nicholas Deering, played by Mark Deklin.

In Season 1, Duarte was a college professor who went undercover as a maid to prove her son's innocence in murder of another character, Flora.

"Ana has her own maid, which is crazy! And she's engaged to this very wealthy man and she's going through this 'who is he — for real?'" Sanchez told Fox News Latino. "Because he's a little bit devious, actually. He has secrets."

Sanchez, who plays Carmen, revealed that her character will carry on a fake relationship with gay character, played by Matt Cedeno, to help him conceal is sexuality to his fans.

"She decides to forget about love and become the beard for Alejandro Rubio because he's gay and a big pop star and he doesn't want the world to know he's gay," Sanchez said. "And then thinking that's going to change my life dramatically and I'm going to accomplish my dreams, but of course everything goes wrong and she's completely out of touch with reality and (makes) bad choices and insanity. But I love her. She’s crazy."

"Devious Maids" has overcome charges of racial stereotyping to become a hit among Hispanics. Variety reported that 19 percent of the show's audience is Latino, nearly double the network’s primetime average.

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